Morley Safer (1931–2016)


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Morley Safer was born on November 8, 1931 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an news anchor, known for 60 Minutes (1968).. He played himself in Morning Glory (2010) and A Man Without a Country (2012). He was married to Jane Fearer, and had a daughter, Sarah. He died on May 19, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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60 Minutes Himself - Host / Himself - Correspondent / Himself / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Library") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Diva Next Door") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Adopt Me") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Alec Baldwin") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ben Zander") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bering Strait") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Fat City") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Gross National Happiness") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kinkade") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Malden Mills") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "McCullough") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Michael Tilson Thomas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Saving History") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Stat Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Submission") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Dog's Nose") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "All in the Family") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "All-American") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Andy Rooney") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Any Given Sunday") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Boy Wonder") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cameron's Avatar") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Capturing History") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Charity Begins at Home") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Columbine Effect") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Come Dancing") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cruising for Fun and Profit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "DNA Dragnet") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Discovered") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Doctor, Are You Hooked") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dog Nut") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dolly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dr. Evil") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Elaine Stritch") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Giant Killer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Give Peace a Chance") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Gold in Them Thar Schools") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Growing Body Parts") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Guiding Light") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Help Wanted") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Here Come the Millennials") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "It's a Long Way to Furudu") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kinky for Governor") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Living Large") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Long John Daly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Made to Order") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Marfa, Texas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Market Street") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Married Priests") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mr. Feinberg") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Out of India") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pops") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pot Shops") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prescriptions and Profit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "President Simmons") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prisoner 05A4820") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Quarterback Guru") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Redshirting") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "SUV") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "School for the Homeless") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "See No Evil") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Should We Make Cents?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Skull and Bones") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Small, Cheap and Deadly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Age Wave") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Archbishop") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Bird Man of Idaho") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Candy Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Cartoonist") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Colbert Report") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Dame") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Eyes") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Flavorists") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Governor") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Great America Oil Swindle") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Great One") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Liquidator") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Lobbyist") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Lost Leonardo") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Power of Positive Speaking") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Pump") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Pursuit of Happiness") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Royal Treatment") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Scuffed Halls Of Ivy: Emory University") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Trillion Dollar Question") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The West Bank") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Young and the Restless") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Undercover Marketing") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Unlocking Parkinson's") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Vice Versa") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Waiving the Rules") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Was It Murder?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Whose Body Is It Anyway?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Whose Life Is It Anyway?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wikimania") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wine Rx") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wynton") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "You Want Fries with That?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Young, American and Muslim") / Himself - Correspondent (segment 'All in the Family) / Himself (interviewer) / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Death in the Family") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Dose of Reality") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Fractured Mind") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A True Confession") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Very Special Brain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "ADD Grows Up") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Above the Law?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Abu Dhabi") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Art Market") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Arthur Ashe") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "B.S. Rules!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "BET") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Backstage at The Muppets") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Behind the Cane Curtain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bob Simon") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bobby Jindal") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Brain Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Buddy") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Buried in the Fine Print") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "By Faith Alone") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Call Me Mister!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cheaters") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ciao Venezia") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Come to Britain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Counting on the Count") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "D.U.") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Darryl Strawberry") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dear Uncle Sam") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dr. Torrey's War") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Drones Over America") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dropping Out") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dunblane") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Duty, Honor, Country") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Eubie") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Fellini on Fellini") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Find the Gun") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Genius") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Geno's Game") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "God, Women and Medicine") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Grand Central") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Helicopter Down") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Here Comes the Girls") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hiroshima") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hoffa") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hooked") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "I've Got a Secret") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Immortality") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Innocence Lost") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Is There a Gun in the House?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "JFK Jr.") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "JFK") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jackpot Justice") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jake") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Joe the Jailer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Katharine Hepburn") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Land Fraud") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Limited Edition") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Listening in Nixon Country") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Looking Guilty") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Lord Lew of Show Biz") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Madoffs") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Martha Stewart") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Marty's Big Idea") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ms. Swift") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Myron") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Nation Building") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Our Three Patients") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Over the Hill?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Patented") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pete Rose") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Photo by Karsh") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Picking Up the Pieces") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pigeon Fever") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pirate's Lady") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Playing Ball with the KGB") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pope John Paul II: Part II") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pork Power") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Presidente Fox") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prisoner of Pain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Quinacrine") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ready, Willing & Able") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Rubinstein") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Rumpole of the Bailey") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Running from Home") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Sam Cummings, Arms Merchant") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Scam") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Schnabel") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Send in the Spies") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Shadow of Shame") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Slam!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Special Ops") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Starchitect") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Take the Money and Run") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Taking on the Teamsters") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Tales from the Crypt") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Talk to the Animals") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Tango Finlandia") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ted Turner") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Texas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "That New Time in Religion") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Arabs Are Coming") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Billionaire") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Calendar Girls") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Chinese of Singapore") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Commissioner") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Country Next Door") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Devil's Advocate") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Diamond Scam") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Gates") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Gift ") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Go-To Guy") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Last Supper") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Long Gray Line") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Look") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Man in the White Suit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Many Meryls") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Music of Auschwitz") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The National Front") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The New Time Religion") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Paper") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Preacher's Daughter") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Rosenberg Case") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Sick Building Syndrome") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Silent Service") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Sins of the Father and the Mother?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Sudbury Way") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Year of the Woman") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "They Didn't Ask, He Didn't Tell") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Too Old? Sez Who?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Uncle Sam Wants You") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Vietnam: January 28, 1973") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Walking Away") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "War on Ice") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Welfare a La Carte") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "What About Jerusalem") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "What About the Teacher") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Where Have All the Addicts Gone?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Who Will Succeed Him?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Whose Land Is It Anyway?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Yes... But Is It Art? II") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "You've Got Mail") / Himself - Correspondent (segments "That Cosmo Girl" & "I Was Only Following Orders") / Himself - Correspondent (segments "Whatever Happened to the Suez Canal?" & "Billie Jean") / Himself - Correspondent (segments "Woody" & "The Oil Game") / Himself - Corresponent (segment "Faith, Hope & Politics") / Himself - Host (segment "A Nun's Story" / Himself - Reporter / Morley Safer - Correspondent
(1968-2017)
Morning Glory Himself
(2010)
60 Minutes Wednesday Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Baptism of Fire") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: Genius (II)") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: Genius") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: Grand Central") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: Joyce Brown is in Jail") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: Nadja") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Classic: The Forgotten Veterans")
(1999-2004)
House of Cards Morley Safer
(2014)

Filmography

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 2014 House of Cards (TV Series)
Morley Safer
- Chapter 26 (2014) ... Morley Safer
 2000 The American President (TV Series documentary)
John Adams
- An Independent Cast of Minds (2000) ... John Adams (voice)
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Telephone (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 1996 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Morley Safer
- All the Life That's Fit to Print (1993) ... Morley Safer
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[on appearing on TV] It makes me uneasy. It is not natural to be talking to a piece of machinery. But the money is good.

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He won 11 Emmies for 60 minutes. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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